stand for - definitions and synonyms

stand for verb

  1. English Meaning: 

    : express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol

    Example Sentenses:

    • What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?

  2. English Meaning: 

    : denote or connote

    اردو معنی‎ (Urdu Meaning)‎:

    مطلب ہونا - معنی ہونا - مفہوم ہونا -

    Example Sentenses:

    • `maison' means `house' in French

    • An example sentence would show what this word means

    Synonyms:

    intend / mean / signify
  3. English Meaning: 

    : take the place of or be parallel or equivalent to

    Example Sentenses:

    • Because of the sound changes in the course of history, an `h' in Greek stands for an `s' in Latin

    Synonyms:

    correspond / represent
  4. English Meaning: 

    : tolerate or bear

    Example Sentenses:

    • I won't stand for this kind of behavior!

    Synonyms:

    hold still for

Usage Examples:

  • Someone with deep pockets had to stand behind Lehman to assuage these anxieties.
    dispatch.com
  • Other structures of the hair follicle include the oil producing sebaceous gland which lubricates the hair and the arrector pili muscles, which are responsible for causing hairs to stand up.
    wikipedia.org
  • Warner, who smashed 124, put together a 231-run opening stand with Aaron Finch, who made 94, to pulverize the Indian bowling attack at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium.
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